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Forum: Rogers, Fido and Chatr Wireless   2019-07-04, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By BGY11
This is the same as Telus' new Easy Payment &...

This is the same as Telus' new Easy Payment & Peace of Mind plans.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-06-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 72,296
Posted By BGY11
... And yet, on all my Androids, putting the...

... And yet, on all my Androids, putting the phone in silent mode has muted these alerts. I get that Canada is using the wrong type of alerts for these cases, but having the phone on silent mode...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-06-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 72,296
Posted By BGY11
Well this doesn't bode well...... ...

Well this doesn't bode well......

https://www.androidcentral.com/presidential-alerts-can-be-easily-spoofed-using-lte
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2019-06-13, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 668
Posted By BGY11
If you have a Samsung phone though, I'm not sure...

If you have a Samsung phone though, I'm not sure if implementation of dark mode will make Google's apps dark
Forum: What's On Television?   2019-06-11, 09:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,965
Posted By BGY11
I really didn't like the characters in The Code,...

I really didn't like the characters in The Code, and dropped it a few episodes in.
Forum: Portable Electronics: Digital Cameras, Camcorders, ebook Readers, iPods, MP3 Players and GPS   2019-06-06, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,667
Posted By BGY11
Crazy that your cousin didn't simply download a...

Crazy that your cousin didn't simply download a few of his favourite playlists for offline use to save on those data fees.
Forum: On the Web   2019-06-05, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By BGY11
The 4 LEDs will be orange if the mic is muted. If...

The 4 LEDs will be orange if the mic is muted. If the mic is on but not recording, no lights will be shown. If it hears "OK Google" the lights turn on white and the device is listening (and sending...
Forum: Portable Electronics: Digital Cameras, Camcorders, ebook Readers, iPods, MP3 Players and GPS   2019-06-04, 12:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,667
Posted By BGY11
Android supports the Media Transfer Protocol...

Android supports the Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) which allows for drag & drop functionality with a computer. Apple doesn't support this partly because they don't expose the iOS device's filesystem...
Forum: Telus High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2019-06-04, 12:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,606
Posted By BGY11
You really think local radio & TV stations are...

You really think local radio & TV stations are going to bother with a story that an ISP's email system is down? Heck, even with the Google issues the other day, mainstream media won't bother with...
Forum: What's On Television?   2019-05-30, 02:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,159
Posted By BGY11
Interesting.... Have they dropped Chicago...

Interesting.... Have they dropped Chicago Fire/Med/PD?
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2019-05-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By BGY11
Probably the only two forum members who'd pay...

Probably the only two forum members who'd pay attention to this....... [emoji14]
Forum: What's On Television?   2019-05-21, 12:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,923
Posted By BGY11
Completely forgot about "Humans" - though maybe...

Completely forgot about "Humans" - though maybe it's because I had binged it so hadn't been impacted by the 1.5yr gaps between seasons
Forum: What's On Television?   2019-05-16, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,447
Posted By BGY11
Thank goodness they're holding off on Legends of...

Thank goodness they're holding off on Legends of Tomorrow for mid-season! That break between episodes during Black Lightning's airing was so annoying!
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-05-14, 07:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 22,751
Posted By BGY11
So what was the point of your reply then?

So what was the point of your reply then?
Forum: What's On Television?   2019-05-11, 06:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,550
Posted By BGY11
Station 19 had the whole Grey's Anatomy relation...

Station 19 had the whole Grey's Anatomy relation to go off of - and obviously is attracting a fair number of fans of that show.

I saw season 1 and that was enough for me - much prefer Chicago Fire
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2019-05-09, 03:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,303
Posted By BGY11
I've actually kept my Whitebox since the initial...

I've actually kept my Whitebox since the initial tests. Handy for diagnosing ongoing network issues when my modem was flaky.
Forum: Windows Computing   2019-05-06, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By BGY11
Apple also says if your phone uses a stylus, "you...

Apple also says if your phone uses a stylus, "you blew it"

Guess they blew it with the iPad Pro...... *wink* (in other words, just because a company said one thing in the past doesn't mean the...
Forum: Home Computing   2019-04-12, 04:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,148
Posted By BGY11
I have a Mini that will eventually be sent thanks...

I have a Mini that will eventually be sent thanks to that Spotify promotion. I did have one before, but wasn't really using it much, but now it'll be handy for controlling lights.

Sent from my...
Forum: Home Computing   2019-04-11, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,148
Posted By BGY11
Smart Speakers/Displays - Do you use them?

Figured I'd start a discussion on smart speakers & displays like Amazon Echo, Google Home, etc. Do you use them? Why or why not?

For me, getting some Phillips Hue bulbs is the gateway to me using...
Forum: On the Web   2019-04-11, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By BGY11
None of these units have been hacked yet - I...

None of these units have been hacked yet - I guarantee if they do, Google will be quick to fix it. The invasive argument I'll take, but otherwise take off the tinfoil hat.

That said, perhaps we...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2019-04-08, 08:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,579
Posted By BGY11
Looks like I received the Technicolor modem...

Looks like I received the Technicolor modem today. Just checked the part number and it was CGM5151SHW. ;)

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Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2019-04-07, 03:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,579
Posted By BGY11
Oops - you're right. As for selling modems I'm...

Oops - you're right. As for selling modems I'm not sure honestly. I don't believe so, but I could be wrong.

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Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2019-04-07, 12:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,579
Posted By BGY11
Shaw only activates modems they sell. Sent...

Shaw only activates modems they sell.

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Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2019-04-06, 08:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,579
Posted By BGY11
They still might be selling the Hitron ones for...

They still might be selling the Hitron ones for lower packages.

Edit - yeah, it would indeed be the Hitron (with PUMA 6 chipset). The description for that plan mentions "Advanced WiFi Modem...
Forum: Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone   2019-04-05, 04:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,579
Posted By BGY11
Actually, there's two different versions of the...

Actually, there's two different versions of the XB6, and one has a Broadcomm chipset instead of the Intel one. More than likely they're still being used interchangeably and your comment is valid, but...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-03-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 72,296
Posted By BGY11
Fair enough - I may have been a bit harsh towards...

Fair enough - I may have been a bit harsh towards you as well, so I'm sorry for that too.

Maybe we should put this thread back on topic though - and yes, though I personally don't mind getting...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-03-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 72,296
Posted By BGY11
Would have been disabled by Wind in their...

Would have been disabled by Wind in their firmware for the phone. I guarantee you it supported LTE, as did quite a lot of their previous phones. The Wind firmware did disable LTE because they didn't...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-03-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 692
Views: 72,296
Posted By BGY11
Thete you go spewing your nonsense again. The G4...

Thete you go spewing your nonsense again. The G4 did in fact support LTE, but not the WPA (Wireless Public Alerting) function. Now, if you were on Wind/Freedom Mobile, then yes, you probably didn't...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2019-03-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 167
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Views: 13,685
Posted By BGY11
So with this service expected to reach Canada...

So with this service expected to reach Canada sometime in 2020, this may in fact be how we get access to Hulu!

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Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2019-03-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 72,296
Posted By BGY11
Seriously, stop posting things you have...

Seriously, stop posting things you have absolutely zero clue about.

LTE has always been classified as "4G" even from the original phones like the HTC Thunderbolt or Samsung Galaxy S II 4G LTE back...
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